Thank you for your commitment to our foundation and being a part of the Cultivating Change Summit Engagement Center. Below you will find information regarding the engagement center guidelines and logistics:

  • Connect collegiate participants with companies and organizations leading efforts in creating an equitable industry.
  • Foster intentional and inclusive communities by empowering LGBT leaders to unify all sectors of the agriculture industry across the globe.
  • Recognize leadership in inclusive excellence within agricultural companies who are doing incredible work for LGBT agriculturists.
  • Bring together corporate and organizational leaders in agriculture and diversity & inclusion.

Purpose of the Engagement Center:

Des Moines Marriott Hotel

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309


Time Expectations:

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, June 22, 2017 (10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)


  • Set-up: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Breakdown: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 | 12:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Each 10ft x 10ft booth space comes with 1 6ft table & 2 chairs
  • Wireless internet accessibility
  • If you are shipping materials out in advance, ship them to the summit hotel:

Des Moines Marriott Hotel

Attn: Guest Name

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Please direct all inquiries involving the engagement center to Tino Rossi, Director of Corporate Engagement: